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Gottlieb Mittelberger

Gottlieb Mittelberger was a German author, schoolmaster, organist, and Lutheran pastor. He was best known for his work Journey to Pennsylvania. Mittelberger's travelogue provides a firsthand historic account of the misery and exploitation of German immigrants during the US colonial period. In his work, he tries to convince his fellow Germans not to immigrate to the American colonies, as the forfeiture of freedom, cost of money, lack of health, and loss of... Read More

Born1714
Enzweihingen, Vaihingen, Duchy of Württemberg, Holy Roman Empire
Died1758
Holy Roman Empire
OccupationAuthor, Schoolmaster, Organist, Lutheran Pastor
NationalityGerman
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